Royal Air Maroc is looking for at least 10 planes

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The airline company Royal Air Morocco will issue calls for tenders for seven single-aisle and three wide-body aircraft of Boeingas part of its strategy to operate a fleet multiplied by four in fifteen years.

The general manager of the Moroccan national company based at the airport of Casablanca-Mohammed VAbdelhamid Addou, announced the preparation of tenders (RFP) for the acquisition of at least ten Boeing: seven 737 MAX 8and three 787 Dreamliner. All will be taken into leasing at various companies with a purchase option at the end of the contract, in order to support a return to profits expected in 2027.

Royal Air Maroc currently operates two 737-8 (configured in 12+144), five 787-8 (18+256) and four 787-9 (26+276) in addition to thirty 737-800 (12+147) and one 767-300Falongside four Embraer 190 (12-84) and six ATR 72-600 operated by its subsidiary Royal Air Maroc Express). It also has Airbus A330s leased with crew.

The alliance company Oneworld has a new program contract for the period 2023-2037, which should in particular see its fleet increase from 50 to 200 aircraft, while Morocco has set itself the ambition of attracting 65 million visitors per year by this date. Its order book does not include any aircraft.

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